National Consultant - ROOTS Bullying Prevention Programme Evaluation, for Indonesians only

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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, Advocacy

UNICEF is looking for a consultant to design and implement an evaluation study of the first phase of ROOTS implementation in 2021. The consultant should have strong experience working in child protection and education programme, particularly in the education context, and technical experience in conducting research and monitoring and evaluation study.

How can you make a difference?

The consultant will deliver the following scope of work :

1. Desk review and analysis of baseline and endline survey

Analyzing the result of ROOTS baseline and endline survey conducted to secondary school students through U-Report poll as part of the evaluation study.

2. Focus Group Discussions and key informant interviews (KII)

To better understand the impact of ROOTS, a focus group discussion and key informant interviews will be conducted in the national level and selected provinces within UNICEF project areas. The FGDs will engage MOECRT, CSO partners, local Education officers, national facilitators, teacher facilitators, and students.

3. Documentation and validation of the result of evaluation study

The selected contractor will finalize the result of evaluation and recommendation to MOECRT based on desk review and FGD/KII/Workshops conducted.

Key evaluation questions will include the following:

  • Are there any distinct types of bullying experiences between adolescent girls and boys?
  • Are there any distinct types of bullying experience based on the grades and location (regional context)?
  • What would be the perception and roles of teachers in responding to bullying and other forms of peer violence?
  • Was the training method and implementation effective?
  • What would be the impact of having ROOTS programme implemented at schools in decreasing bullying incidence?
  • What would be the impact of ROOTS programme and agents of change in changing norms and promoting positive and protective behaviors among students?
  • What drives sustainability of ROOTS programme at sub-national and school levels?
  • What are the lessons learned from ROOTS implementation?
  • How effective is ROOTS e-learning portal?
  • What would be the major barrier/challenges and opportunities?

Methodology

Prospective consultants are invited to interrogate the approach and methodology in the ToR and improve on it or propose an approach they consider more appropriate. The evaluation will use both quantitative and qualitative approach by drawing on key background documents and internal M&E, such as:

  • Baseline and endline survey result
  • MOECRT’s National Assessment result
  • Activity reports from IPs in Java and Sulawesi
  • Communication products
  • Roots e-learning evaluation and feedback forms

At a minimum, the evaluation will draw on the following methods:

  1. Desk review of background documents and other relevant data
  2. Key informant interviews (KIIs) and FGDs

Target respondents for conducting KIIs and FGDs should be done in consultation with UNICEF and MOECRT.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Bachelor’s degree and relevant professional experience in Education, Social Sciences, Social Welfare Sciences, Psychology, Human Rights, Development Studies, or other related field is acceptable; Master’s degree is preferable
  • At least 8 years of progressive experience of working in the field of child rights, child protection, and/or education.
  • Previous experience working within Child Protection and Education context with government partners is considered as an asset;
  • Experience with UNICEF country and/or regional office work is highly valued and will be considered an asset;
  • Strong expertise in analyzing quantitative and qualitative data
  • Able to operate statistical software such as Stata, SPSS
  • Demonstrated project management experience; ability to work independently and with a variety of stakeholders;
  • Ability to provide guidance and training to enhance capacity of government staff
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills;
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative research;
  • Strong analytical and writing skills in English;
  • Fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability, and Sustainability (CRITAS).

Core competencies:

• Builds and Maintains Partnerships • Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness • Drive to achieve results for impact • Innovates and embraces change • Manages ambiguity and complexity • Thinks and acts strategically • Works collaboratively with others

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

ToR National Contractor for Evaluation Study ROOTS_TMS.pdf

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

UNICEF offers reasonable accommodation for consultants/individual contractors with disabilities. This may include, for example, accessible software, travel assistance for missions or personal attendants. We encourage you to disclose your disability during your application in case you need reasonable accommodation during the selection process and afterwards in your assignment.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

This position has been assessed as an elevated risk role for Child Safeguarding purposes as it is either: a role with direct contact with children, works directly with child, is a safeguarding response role or has been assessed as an elevated risk role for child safeguarding. Additional vetting and assessment for elevated risk roles in child safeguarding (potentially including criminal background checks) applies.

Remarks:

The screening of your application will be conducted based on the information in your profile. Before applying, we strongly suggest that you review your profile to ensure accuracy and completeness. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. This vacancy is open for Indonesians only.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

The selected candidate is solely responsible to ensure that the visa (applicable) and health insurance required to perform the duties of the contract are valid for the entire period of the contract. Selected candidates are subject to confirmation of fully-vaccinated status against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Health Organization (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which must be met prior to taking up the assignment. It does not apply to consultants who will work remotely and are not expected to work on or visit UNICEF premises, programme delivery locations or directly interact with communities UNICEF works with, nor to travel to perform functions for UNICEF for the duration of their consultancy contracts.

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